Family Camping Packing List

Here is our ultimate family camping packing list. You can also download a printable version.

Of course all families’ needs are different, so we have included an editable version for you to download and adapt for your own family.

We hope you find this useful!


sleeping

Sleeping

Tent/Poles/Tent pegs/Mallet
Solar Fairy Lights/Bunting/Flags for tent
Camping mats, Mattresses or Camp Beds
Sleeping Bags
Pillows
Ear Plugs (adults)/ Ear Defenders (children)
Torch/Headlight/spare batteries
Lantern
Travel Dustpan and Brush
Gaffer tape/Cable Ties/String/Penknife

Transport

Festival Wagon/Cushions/Blankets
Solar Fairy Lights/Decorations for wagon

Cooking

Camping Stove/Gas Bottle or Fire Pit
Pans
Bowls/Plates/Mugs/Cutlery or Picnic Backpack
Cafetiere or Travel Cup Coffee Press
Table and Chairs
Water Container or Bottle
Washing Up Bowl/Liquid/Sponge
Picnic Blanket
Fire pit cookingBlack bin liners
Tea towels
Kitchen towel
Sharp knife
Spatula, Serving spoon, BBQ tongs etc

Food

Cool Box – butter/eggs/bacon/milk

Breakfasts – Cereal/Pancake Mix

Meal one: Bread/chicken/cucumber
Meal two: Rice and chicken in white sauce/sweetcorn
Meal three: Pasta and sauce/broccoli
Meal four: sausages and mash with beans

Noodles in a pot
Nuts/Cereal bars/Fruit
Crisps/Biscuits/Cake
Coffee/Tea/Sugar
Salt/Pepper
Brown Sauce/Chilli sauce/Ketchup

candaprincesses

Clothes

Onesies/Pyjamas
Dresses
Tops
Leggings/Shorts/Trousers
Jumpers/thermals
Socks/Thick socks
Underwear
Wellies
Waterproofs
Trainers/Walking boots
Sandals
Large bag for wet clothes at edge of tent
Sun hats/Woolly hats

Washing

Towels
Soap/shampoo
Deodorant
Moisturiser
Sun cream
Hairbrush
washingWet wipes
Toothbrushes/toothpaste

Toilet

Plastic Bucket with Lid/Portable Toilet/Boginabag
Potty/Travel Potty
Compostable Bags(to line toilet)
Antibacterial Hand Gel
Toilet roll
Spray cleaner

Medicines

First Aid Kit containing:
Calpol
Plasters
eardefendersSavlon/Calamine cream
Ibuprofen, paracetomol, piriton, etc
Insect Repellent
Rehydration sachets

Play

Camera
Ball/Poi/Hula Hoops
Dressing up clothes
Face Paints/Glitter/Temporary Tattoos
Glow sticks/Bubble Wands
Colouring in books/Pens/Puzzles
Children’s special toys/Comforters and a lanyard to tie them on so they don’t get lost!

Download the Printable Version here:
Festival-Kidz-Ultimate-Packing-List


4 thoughts on “Family Camping Packing List

  1. Ah this is a BRILLIANT editable camping pack list when camping with kids! Exactly what i need 🙂 thanks for being so thoughtful… Am about to take my 4 yr old on his first 2 week camp, so this will help me remember everythign! Thanks again 🙂

    1. Thanks! I hoped it would be useful! Have a great time – it’s going to be hot so take a paddling pool if you can fit it in! Naomi

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